History of Human Genetics: Aspects of Its Development and Global Perspectives

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History of Human Genetics: Aspects of Its Development and Global Perspectives

History of Human Genetics: Aspects of Its Development and Global Perspectives By Heike I. Petermann, Peter S. Harper, Susanne Doetz
English | PDF | 2017 | 562 Pages | ISBN : 3319517821 | 8 MB

Written by 30 authors from all over the world, this book provides a unique overview of exciting discoveries and surprising developments in human genetics over the last 50 years.
The individual contributions, based on seven international workshops on the history of human genetics, cover a diverse range of topics, including the early years of the discipline, gene mapping and diagnostics. Further, they discuss the status quo of human genetics in different countries and highlight the value of genetic counseling as an important subfield of medical genetics.